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New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton dives with the ball, but is stopped near the goal line as the clock expires in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks won 35-30. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Every victory over the Patriots is savored

All three Seahawks regular season wins over New England received good support from voters.

 

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson warms up before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 35-30. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Russell Wilson is NFL’s MVP — no doubt about it

After stunning performances in the Seahawks’ first two games, he’s proven he’s the league’s best player.

 

In this Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman (25) talks with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after the Seahawks won 24-23 at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL: What’s your favorite Seahawks-Patriots game?

The two franchises have played some doozies since Russell Wilson arrived as Seattle’s quarterback.

 

Sue Bird (left) and Breanna Stewart are looking to lead the Seattle Storm to the WNBA championship, just as they did in 2018. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Readers have big belief in the Seattle Storm

More than three-quarters of the voters picked the Storm to claim the WNBA championship.

Sue Bird (left) and Breanna Stewart are looking to lead the Seattle Storm to the WNBA championship, just as they did in 2018. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Russell Wilson was cookin’ with gas in Week 1

Many Seahawks fans have called on the team to unleash its quarterback. In the season opener, that’s what happened.

Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm begin their WNBA playoff run Sunday in the semifinals against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

POLL: Will the Storm win the WNBA championship?

Seattle tied for the league’s best record and enters the playoffs as the No. 2 seed.

Breanna Stewart and the Seattle Storm begin their WNBA playoff run Sunday in the semifinals against a yet-to-be-determined opponent. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

6th annual non-predictions for the Seahawks’ season

Herald writer and awful prognosticator Nick Patterson takes a stab at what won’t happen this season.

Voters have high expectations for Bobby Wagner and the Seattle Seahawks in 2020. (Amanda Snyder/Seattle Times/TNS)

POLL RESULTS: Readers expecting big things from Seahawks

An astounding 86% of voters predicted Seattle to finish with double-digit wins this season.

Voters have high expectations for Bobby Wagner and the Seattle Seahawks in 2020. (Amanda Snyder/Seattle Times/TNS)
Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have lofty goals for the 2020 NFL season. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

POLL: How many games will the Seahawks win this season?

The 2020 NFL season begins this week as Seattle opens at Atlanta on Sunday.

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have lofty goals for the 2020 NFL season. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
Players take a knee during the Canadian national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Aug. 10 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo, Mike Ehrmann)

POLL RESULTS: Majority accept athletes’ social protests

In this week’s poll, 58% said they accept games getting postponed as athletes protest injustice.

Players take a knee during the Canadian national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks on Aug. 10 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo, Mike Ehrmann)
Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic last Wednesday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks boycotted the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)

POLL: Where do you stand on game postponement protests?

Professional sports came to a halt last week in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic last Wednesday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks boycotted the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)
Washington Huskies defensive back and Archbishop Murphy High School graduate Kyler Gordon won’t be playing this fall after the Pac-12 canceled fall football because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Voters favor Pac-12 canceling fall football

However, the vote was close, with 44% of responders saying the conference made the wrong call.

Washington Huskies defensive back and Archbishop Murphy High School graduate Kyler Gordon won’t be playing this fall after the Pac-12 canceled fall football because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Local products Abe Lucas (72) and Josh Watson (65), along with the rest of the the Washington State University football team, won’t be playing this fall. (Washington State University photo)

POLL: What’s your take on the Pac-12 shutting down football?

Did the league do the right thing canceling fall football because of the coronavirus pandemic?

Local products Abe Lucas (72) and Josh Watson (65), along with the rest of the the Washington State University football team, won’t be playing this fall. (Washington State University photo)
Everett Silvertips defenseman Olen Zellweger controls the puck before a backdrop of fans during a game against the Saskatoon Blades last November at Angel of the Winds Arena. Readers weighed in on whether they’d be comfortable attending a Silvertips game with Angel of the Winds at 50% capacity amidst the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Majority of fans would attend Tips games

However, 38% would not be comfortable going to Angel of the Winds Arena at 50% capacity.

Everett Silvertips defenseman Olen Zellweger controls the puck before a backdrop of fans during a game against the Saskatoon Blades last November at Angel of the Winds Arena. Readers weighed in on whether they’d be comfortable attending a Silvertips game with Angel of the Winds at 50% capacity amidst the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett Silvertips winger Cole Fonstad yells after scoring a goal against the Spokane Chiefs on Jan. 26 at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Attending a Tips game at 50% capacity, yea or nay?

The WHL will only hold games once arenas are allowed to open to 50% capacity.

Everett Silvertips winger Cole Fonstad yells after scoring a goal against the Spokane Chiefs on Jan. 26 at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lakewood’s Carson Chrisman celebrates after scoring a touchdown during a Class 2A state playoff game against Sequim last November. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Readers not confident on high school football

More than half the responders said they don’t expect high school football to be played in the fall.

Lakewood’s Carson Chrisman celebrates after scoring a touchdown during a Class 2A state playoff game against Sequim last November. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Jordan Justice pushes Arlington’s Joseph Schmidt to the ground during a game last October. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Will there be high school football in the fall?

Schools are scheduled to reopen, but will football be able to accommodate distancing regulations?

Marysville-Pilchuck’s Jordan Justice pushes Arlington’s Joseph Schmidt to the ground during a game last October. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Former Everett Silvertips star goaltender Carter Hart and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the 24 NHL teams set to resume playing at one of two hub locations beginning in July. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

POLL RESULTS: The NHL gets the nod for its restart plan

However, the general consensus is that both the NHL and NBA have good restart plans.

Former Everett Silvertips star goaltender Carter Hart and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the 24 NHL teams set to resume playing at one of two hub locations beginning in July. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, shoots as Milwaukee Bucks center Robin Lopez, left, and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game on March 6 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

POLL: Which league got its restart plan right, NBA or NHL?

Both leagues, which suspended their seasons because of the coronavirus outbreak, have plans to restart.

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, shoots as Milwaukee Bucks center Robin Lopez, left, and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game on March 6 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Voters picked Felix Hernandez’s perfect game as the greatest no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL RESULTS: “The King” is king of Mariners no-hitters

Nearly two-thirds of voters selected Felix Hernandez’s perfect game as their top pick.

Voters picked Felix Hernandez’s perfect game as the greatest no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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